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XUL Error - Cannot Create Database Connections

Question asked by Bill Wallace on Jan 29, 2018
Latest reply on Feb 21, 2018 by Diego Mainou

I have an issue with creating database connections in Spoon (pdi-ce-8.0.0.0-28) on Windows 10.

The error I receive is: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Argument not valid

Then subsequently: General error in dialog

 

The trace from the first error is attached.

 

I saw a similar error posted here however I am using Java 8 when the solution was to downgrade from 9 to 8.

Kettle / Data Integration - unable to create a Database Connection (XulException: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException)

 

I've tried a two different variants of JRE 8 and also re-downloaded pdi-ce-8.0.0.0-28 but the same issue persists.

I am using PENTAHO_JAVA_HOME to force the JRE and checked the spoon console to ensure it had the correct JRE.

 

Can you please provide guidance on what I should do next to try and resolve this?

 

Thanks

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